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Wigston, Leicestershire

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Wigston, Leicestershire

DistrictOadby and Wigston
Post townWIGSTON
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP6099
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0116

Other names by which Wigston, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Wigston Magna

Wigston, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wigston Magna, par. and vil., Leicestershire - par., 2780 ac., pop. 4299; vil., 1 mile E. of Wigston Junction; P.O., T.O., called Wigston; has considerable trade in framework knitting; the par. contains South Wigston, vil. with ry. sta.; P.O.; Wigston Hall, seat, is in vicinity.

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